- Mr. L. K. Advani
- (Deputy Prime Minister of India)
Priyadarshni Academy’s internationally recognised Global Awards for the year 2002 honours the following eminent personalities who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.
Mr. Yash Chopra, renowned Film Producer & Director. Receiving the National Award for Promotion of Indian Culture and Heritage to the Student Community from Mr. L. K. Advani.
Mr. Anant Pai, Editor, India Book House Ltd. Receiving the National Award for outstanding contribution to the Film Industry from Mr. Suresh Kotak.
Dr. R. A. Heredia, Principal & Head of the Department of Commerce, L. S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce. Receiving the Smita Patil Memorial Award for the Best Actress from Mr. L. K. Advani.
Ms. Karisma Kapoor, renowned Film Artise. Receiving the National Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Eduction from Mr. Tarun Vijay.
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Director General, CSIR & Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of India. Receiving the National Award for outstanding contribution in the Field of Scientific Research and Development from Mr. K. K. Nohria.